to review its operations with an eye to improving its margins, profitability, and capital structure
Oh yes, the capital structure. Always good for a short term cash drain. Let's see how it works - buy a share in some company that has lots of assets like their own offices, paid back most debts and is making a small but reasonable profit. Then convince the other stock owners, that they can make short term profits by selling all assets and renting them back, cash out all reserves that the company holds, load it with debt, stuff the channel, cash in and sell your stock and get the hell out of it, before it all crashes and burns.
It's legal, and who cares about morality if some money can be made,